It is no surprise that humans continue to pollute the planet with our lifestyles, but it might come as a shock that the very people who are meant to be helping are actually committing environmental cr...
A new study from the University of Exeter has found that trees could be serve an additional function in the battle against air pollution. The study found that in heavily polluted neighbourhood an incr...
It's not just developing nations choking on their own smoke.
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Increased air pollution can cut a human's lifespan by between 9 and 11 years, almost a decade longer than most previous estimates had calculated at only one or two years. On average, an increase of po...
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There are not many things more irritating than having to walk around with a soggy tissue stuffed up your sleeve, constantly sniffing, because your nose won't stop running. But now it seems that it mig...
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Air pollution from traffic fumes can be as detrimental for one's happiness as bereavement or divorce, according to a study. Researchers have said the effect of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) on life satisfact...
Women who live in areas of high pollution may have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, a new study suggests. Researchers said living in areas with a high level of fine particles from air po...
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Africa and Asia were the worst affected.
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The pollution has put northern China on red alert.
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And more than 500,000 of them are dying each year as a result, according to a new UNICEF report.
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Levels of acid in the atmosphere have fallen almost to preindustrial levels.
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Air pollution may have caused more than 100,000 deaths last year, a new study finds.
The nanoparticles formed during combustion possibly contribute to Alzheimer's disease.
For years, the Brazilian city has surpassed international limits for a dangerous air pollutant.
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Poor air quality is now the fourth largest threat to our health, according to a new IEA report.
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Here's more evidence that air pollution is a major global health problem.
Dirty air kills some 3 million people worldwide each year.
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NASA is celebrated for space probes and Mars missions. But one of the agency’s next big projects could also make a major contribution to public health. The U.S. space agency, along with agencies in E...
It's no secret that the Earth is in dire straits. Photos of the waterways in Rio de Janeiro, still reeking of sewage despite a years-long cleanup plan ahead of this summer's Olympics, prove just how d...
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China is clamouring to get its hands on Australian milk products and wine, but there’s a fresh new industry that the UK seems to have beaten us to -- air. Entrepreneur Leo De Watts, 27, is selling Bri...
China has emitted roughly a billion more tons of carbon emissions a year over the past 15 years than it previously said, according to a report from The New York Times. The outlet analyzed energy stati...
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